CentOS – yum-cron

Full automatic actualization of critical systems is a very controversial matter. It’s an extremely complex problem, which everybody has to settle in their own environment, taking into account its specificity. If you want to do it, you can use yum-cron for this purpose. BTW – consultants of RHEL recommend this solution. This allows to forget about security updates of your systems.

The next step after configuration of SSH server and fail2ban will be the configuration of automatic updates of system.

1. install the package:

2. edit configuration file

3. only the following lines:

4. start the service